Interviews

Top Of The Pops 1965 – Unit 4+2 – The Animals – Cliff Bennett – Dave Berry – Susan Maughan – Past Daily Soundbooth

Prior to the emergence of The Beatles, British Pop Music didn’t get nearly the attention it got after The Beatles arrived. Programs like Top Of The Pops, which began just as the British Invasion was getting started, fulfilled the nearly insatiable curiosity kids in the States had for what other...

World War 2 was nowhere over, but there was already talk of a humanitarian crisis.

November 12, 1943 – Anticipating A United Nations – Anticipating Repairing A Broken World. An Interview With Herbert Lehman

Perhaps, the world having already been down this road before, it was all too painfully clear that, once the war was over, there would be a herculean humanitarian crisis to face. Having seen the amount of destruction and up-ending of peoples lives World War 1 caused, all concerns were that...

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A Word Or Two From LaVern Baker – 1955 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

LaVern Baker interviewed by Howard Millier – September 16, 1955 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – LaVern Baker in conversation with Howard Miller over the CBS Radio network on September 16, 1955. In case you don’t know, here is who you are listening to (thanks Wikipedia): LaVern...

Britain in 1950

Britain In 1950 – New Government, New Outlook, Hopeful Economy – Past Daily Reference Room

London Forum – Discussion on the economy in Britain and the elections – November 8, 1950 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – After the end of World War II, the British economy had huge amounts of absolute wealth. Its economy was driven entirely for the needs of war and took...

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An Interview With Shura Cherkassky And Yehudi Menuhin – 1964 – Past Daily Talking Music

Shura Cherkassky And Yehudi Menuhin – in conversation with Marin Amis – Talking About Music – BBC Transcription Service – 1964 Two historic interviews this week. Both part of the same program; Talking About Music with Martin Amis and broadcast over the BBC in 1964. Starting with Ukranian-American pianist Shura...

John Lennon - Book Beatle - 1965

John Lennon – In A Few Words – 1965 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

John Lennon: Book Beatle – with Wilfred De’Ath – July 3, 1965 – BBC John Lennon – those of us of a certain age who thought turning 30 was a distant, almost unfathomable milestone, now look at one of our icons, who would have turned 80, this October 9th. Hard...

College Football in 1949

Barry Gray Talks College Football And The Difference Between News And Commentary – With Mel Allen And Ed Weiner – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

WOR-AM, New York – Barry Gray Program with Mel Allen And Ed Weiner – September 16, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Before the days of phone-in talk shows, Pop Psychologists and conspiracy theorists, Radio was getting its feet wet during the post World War 2 years with conversational...